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Flights from San Francisco to Atlanta, United States Last modified: Sep 27, 2016 2:38 AM

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San Francisco to Atlanta Last modified: Sep 27, 2016 2:38 AM

We've scanned 23,126,175,300 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Atlanta. Frontier & United frequently offer the best deals on San Francisco to Atlanta flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Frontier
SFOATL
Fri 10/28
nonstop
ATLSFO
Mon 10/31
nonstop
$187
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United
SFOATL
Wed 11/9
nonstop
ATLSFO
Mon 11/14
nonstop
$227
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United
SFOATL
Fri 11/11
nonstop
ATLSFO
Wed 11/30
nonstop
$227
Select
American
SFOATL
Thu 1/12
1 stop
ATLSFO
Sun 1/15
1 stop
$239
Select
American
SFOATL
Thu 1/12
1 stop
ATLSFO
Wed 1/18
1 stop
$239
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American
SFOATL
Fri 1/13
1 stop
ATLSFO
Mon 1/16
1 stop
$239
Select
American
SFOATL
Thu 1/19
1 stop
ATLSFO
Mon 1/23
1 stop
$239
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American
SFOATL
Sat 1/21
1 stop
ATLSFO
Sat 1/28
1 stop
$239
Select
Alaska
SFOATL
Mon 10/24
2 stops
ATLSFO
Thu 10/27
2 stops
$446
Select

How Much is a Flight from San Francisco to Atlanta?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Atlanta, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $223.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Atlanta?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from San Francisco to Atlanta based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from San Francisco to Atlanta?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from San Francisco to Atlanta.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $322 $373
7-14 days $304 $261
14-21 days $247 $236
21-30 days $207 $236
30-60 days $187 $236
60-90 days $227 $236
90+ days $228 $236

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Atlanta

We've examined 23,133,250,742 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from San Francisco to Atlanta is Friday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$228 $242 $207 $243 $187 $212 $242

Compare Flight Prices from San Francisco to Atlanta by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for San Francisco to Atlanta flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September San Francisco Atlanta Frontier 9/30/16 10/10/16 0 $429
October San Francisco Atlanta Frontier 10/28/16 10/31/16 0 $187
November San Francisco Atlanta Frontier 11/2/16 11/9/16 0 $227
December San Francisco Atlanta United 12/2/16 12/7/16 0 $228
January San Francisco Atlanta United 1/25/17 1/30/17 0 $228
February San Francisco Atlanta United 2/17/17 2/20/17 0 $228
March San Francisco Atlanta United 3/3/17 3/6/17 0 $258
April San Francisco Atlanta United 4/28/17 5/1/17 0 $258

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to Atlanta

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from San Francisco to Atlanta. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
$389
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$389 $319
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$319 $263
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$263 $222
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$222 $187
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$187

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco to Atlanta

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from San Francisco to Atlanta is $301.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to Atlanta is $217.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from San Francisco to Atlanta.

Weekly Direct Flights from San Francisco to Atlanta - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Delta 6 6 6 6 6 6 7 06:00 22:30
Frontier 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 09:10 09:10
United 1 1 2 2 2 1 2 10:45 22:30

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from San Francisco to Atlanta

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from San Francisco to Atlanta. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from San Francisco to Atlanta is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Atlanta is $282.

San Francisco to Atlanta Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from San Francisco to Atlanta?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Atlanta flight time is 4 hours and 39 minutes.
Question: How far is Atlanta from San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Atlanta is 2,134 miles (3,434 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Atlanta?
Answer: There are 58 direct flights from San Francisco to Atlanta.
Question: What are the most popular San Francisco airlines for direct flights from San Francisco to Atlanta?
Answer: Delta Air Lines provides 74% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Atlanta.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Atlanta?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines in San Francisco flying to Atlanta Last modified: Sep 27, 2016 2:39 AMNumber of routes searched: 300Number of itineraries searched: 599,591

Wondering which airlines fly out of San Francisco to Atlanta? We've gathered the average price of San Francisco airlines with flights to Atlanta. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

San Francisco to Atlanta
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DFW
United IAH
American CLT
American ORD
United IAD
Frontier DEN
American LAX
Delta MSP
American MIA
United EWR
Delta CVG
Alaska SEA
JetBlue BOS
Delta GDL
Delta MEX
Delta LAS
United SMF

San Francisco to Atlanta Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Francisco and Atlanta. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Domestic Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $267
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $117
Flights from San Francisco to Charlotte American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, United $320
Flights from San Francisco to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $211
Flights from San Francisco to Orlando American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $207
Flights from San Francisco to Nashville American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, United $284
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, United, Virgin America $112
Flights from San Francisco to Birmingham American, Delta, United $341
Flights from San Francisco to Houston American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $147
Flights from San Francisco to Miami American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Sun Country, United $260
Flights from San Francisco to Washington American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $283
Flights from San Francisco to Knoxville American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $379

Cheap Domestic Flights to Atlanta - ATL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Sacramento to Atlanta American, Alaska, Delta, United $367
Flights from Oakland to Atlanta American, Delta, Spirit $244
Flights from San Jose to Atlanta American, Delta, United $279
Flights from Fresno to Atlanta American, Alaska, Delta, United $314
Flights from Reno to Atlanta American, Alaska, Delta, United $364
Flights from Monterey to Atlanta American, United $314
Flights from San Luis Obispo to Atlanta American, United $314
Flights from Redding to Atlanta Alaska, United $494
Flights from Modesto to AtlantaCheck Dates
Flights from Santa Rosa to Atlanta American, Alaska, Delta $724
Flights from Chico to AtlantaCheck Dates
Flights from San Jose to New York Alaska, JetBlue, Delta $297
Flights from Oakland to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit $186
Flights from Sacramento to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, United $264
Flights from Oakland to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit $297
Flights from San Jose to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $215
Flights from Sacramento to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Alaska, Delta, United $248
Flights from Sacramento to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, United $268
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Atlanta